Drive through this interesting town. Worcester boasts with several institutions for The Hearing Impaired, Visually Impaired, Colleges and Techikons. This was the first town to introduce audible signals at traffic lights for blind people. Visit the Kleinplasie Living Open Air Farm Museum Taste our Witblits, a potent alcoholic spirits, and freshly baked open-oven bread. Optional wine tasting at KWV visit the Karoo Botanical Gardens. From August to September the succulent gardens abound with spring flowers. Return to Cape Town via the beautiful Bain’s Kloof Pass.
The shorter Garden Route and Addo gives an equal experiences at a faster pace. Both tours can be extended with The Best of The Cape and the Big Six Gems.
The Western Cape has a Mediterranean, winter rainfall with snow-capped mountains and crisp sunny days. Our summers are warm with a South-Easter wind in the afternoon. Continue through Idutywa across flowing hills scattered with small villages and grazing cattle Visit the Jonopo Traditional Village for an insight into the traditions and customs of the Xhosa people, their initiations, Sangoma and craft shops. Stop at Hap-oor dam, named after an elephant bull which was shot by hunters through the ear, and terrorized visitors for years. The Park introduced a few lions to increase the status to a BIG FIVE Game Reserve. Afternoon lunch at the Restaurant. Watch the Elephants come to drink at the water hole overlooking the main camp. In total contrast is the Bo-Kaap Malay Area, alive with colourful houses, cheerful people and rich Malay traditions. Experience the lifestyles of our people in markets, craft and art centres in Langa, Bonteheuwel, Belhar and Khayelitsha. Evening transfer to watch the soccer in the Townships with the locals. Stop on top of the DuToitskloof Mountain Pass for views of the Paarl and Franschhoek Valleys as far as Table Mountain. Tea-break at Du Toitskloof Resort overlooking the river and mountain backdrop. Enter the Breede River Valley at Rawsonville and cross the tributaries of this river a few times.